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Senior Chemist - MMA (Methyl Methacrylate)

Post Date:May 16, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:5/16/2018Salary:
Location:US-OH-Beachwood Job Reference:4535
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Job Description:

Senior Chemist - MMA (Methyl Methacrylate)

We are looking for a self-driven, energetic and highly motivated senior R&D Chemist with strong background in MMA (Methyl Methacrylate) to tackle a multitude of technical challenges in roof coating, adhesive and waterproofing membrane research and product development.  The candidate must have solid understanding of MMA structure-property relationship.

Duties/Responsibilities, Core knowledge:

  • Work closely with product managers, sales, manufacturing and technical service to support the existing business.
  • Investigate a wide range of roofing field issues and recommend the remedial and preventative measurements.
  • Conduct extensive theoretical research and lab testing to fully evaluate the long term performance for various roofing products and systems.
  • Develop novel products and improve existing products and assist manufacturing with scale up production.
  • Complete assigned projects according to desired specifications and timelines.
  • Identify equipment needs for effective research and product development purpose.
  • Interact with external organizations (suppliers etc.) to explore new technologies for roofing applications.

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Degree in Material Science, Chemistry, Polymer Science, Chemical Engineering or related field required.
  • Laboratory research experience with FTIR, GPC, DSC, DTA, DMA and DSR and Instron etc is essential.
  • A strong team player with positive and professional attitude and a strong bias for action to solve challenges.
  • In-depth knowledge of the latest MMA technology.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated work experience, publications, or filed IP in areas of materials design, property-structure relationships, characterization, or composite deformation and rheology.
  • Early career candidates will be considered, however more than 5 years experience in MMA technology will be preferred.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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